Principles of Garden Planning, Construction and Planting

The course consists of four lessons:

Lesson 1 – Understanding garden survey techniques and design principles

Lesson 2 – Understanding the selection and use of landscaping elements in the garden

Lesson 3 – Understanding the setting out and construction of landscaping elements in the garden

Lesson 4 – Understanding a range of specialist elements in the establishment of garden and urban plantings

Entry Requirements: No formal entry requirements but it is recommended that you have successfully completed RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture or similar before starting on this course.

Exams: This course is a 4-lesson study programme of preparation for the RHS examination. Entry to the exams is a separate process with an additional fee. There is a deadline for examination entry. Each unit (lesson) will be assessed by a separate written examination – all four exams are on the same day. Examinations in prison must be taken under arrangements for exceptional supervision agreed by RHS Qualifications. Examinations will be offered twice a year in February and June at specific times, which you can find here.

Prison Support Requirements: Support learners to progress through the materials and complete assignments. Support facilitation of exams/invigilation in prison in accordance with RHS exam specification. Examinations in prison must be taken under arrangements for exceptional supervision agreed by RHS Qualifications.

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? RHS Level 3 Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation

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